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Transit Expansion

September 26, 2018, 9am PDT
Like many cities, L.A. already has two trains in the blue color family. With more rail projects in the works, some think it's time to update the system.
Los Angeles Times
September 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Tacoma is growing, so the city is expanding light rail and introducing bus rapid transit.
The Urbanist
July 4, 2018, 11am PDT
The 7 and 5 routes have been updated, and the 7 will see service hours extended.
The Red and Black
January 30, 2015, 7am PST
As gas prices have fallen, driving has increased. October driving mileage figures show an increase of 3 percent from a year earlier. A shift away from public transit may cause transit providers to rethink expansion plans.
The Wall Street Journal
November 7, 2014, 7am PST
After a ballot measure approved the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority's (MARTA) expansion into a suburban county outside of Atlanta, the transit agency could set precedent on how to effectively adapt to sprawling suburbs.
The Week
October 26, 2014, 5am PDT
In a poll conducted by ABC News and the Washington Post, Americans were found to prefer allocating transportation funding towards transit expansion rather than road widening.
Streetsblog USA
January 6, 2014, 11am PST
Yonah Freemark assembles his annual review of the year ahead in transit expansion by analyzing the dozens of projects that will start, continue, or complete construction this year in North America. Nearly every metro region is investing in transit.
the transport politic
January 2, 2013, 2pm PST
Dozens of transit expansion projects will start, continue, or complete construction this year across America. Yonah Freemark delivers a thorough rundown of the exciting year ahead in transit construction and makes note of a dark cloud on the horizon.
the transport politic